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Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table

Private sector gross job gains and job losses for the United States and States, by Census Regions and Divisions, three months ended December 2018, seasonally adjusted
Area Gross Job Gains Gross Job Losses
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Data
As a percent
of total
employment
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Data
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
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Data

United States(1)

7,729 6.1 6,915 5.6

Midwest Region

East North Central Division

Illinois

286,523 5.6 290,151 5.6

Indiana

148,496 5.6 132,939 4.9

Michigan

212,435 5.7 196,541 5.2

Ohio

259,585 5.6 243,935 5.2

Wisconsin

134,627 5.4 121,967 4.9

West North Central Division

Iowa

75,387 5.8 68,764 5.3

Kansas

69,167 6.1 61,579 5.4

Minnesota

143,079 5.7 135,193 5.4

Missouri

138,175 5.8 127,453 5.4

Nebraska

47,904 5.9 46,929 5.8

North Dakota

23,527 6.8 21,749 6.2

South Dakota

22,230 6.3 20,496 5.8

Northeast Region

New England Division

Connecticut

76,397 5.3 71,220 4.9

Maine

37,890 7.3 32,789 6.3

Massachusetts

182,641 5.8 167,732 5.3

New Hampshire

37,953 6.7 32,548 5.7

Rhode Island

26,804 6.4 24,413 5.7

Vermont

18,832 7.4 17,547 6.8

Middle Atlantic Division

New Jersey

222,013 6.3 196,070 5.6

New York

503,189 6.2 458,865 5.7

Pennsylvania

277,177 5.3 247,646 4.7

South Region

South Atlantic Division

Delaware

25,360 6.6 21,909 5.7

District of Columbia

29,756 5.6 26,908 5.1

Florida

485,085 6.3 454,669 5.9

Georgia

238,969 6.3 217,289 5.7

Maryland

146,999 6.8 140,316 6.4

North Carolina

247,084 6.7 196,545 5.3

South Carolina

128,834 7.4 94,634 5.4

Virginia

197,460 6.2 175,551 5.5

West Virginia

35,351 6.3 36,484 6.5

East South Central Division

Alabama

100,130 6.3 85,072 5.3

Kentucky

97,409 6.1 87,136 5.5

Mississippi

57,676 6.4 46,751 5.2

Tennessee

149,515 5.8 125,914 4.9

West South Central Division

Arkansas

59,430 5.8 49,735 4.9

Louisiana

98,689 6.2 93,114 5.7

Oklahoma

83,749 6.4 77,698 6.0

Texas

647,373 6.1 530,060 5.1

West Region

Mountain Division

Arizona

154,603 6.2 125,642 5.1

Colorado

155,567 6.8 137,813 6.0

Idaho

45,650 7.4 38,745 6.3

Montana

34,427 9.0 27,342 7.2

Nevada

80,791 6.6 66,139 5.3

New Mexico

43,273 6.7 38,724 6.0

Utah

86,722 6.9 76,884 6.1

Wyoming

20,766 10.0 16,342 7.8

Pacific Division

Alaska

26,655 10.9 23,854 9.7

California

1,010,567 6.7 889,366 5.9

Hawaii

30,445 5.7 27,615 5.1

Oregon

109,501 6.7 97,912 5.9

Washington

181,728 6.5 159,139 5.6

Puerto Rico

39,799 6.0 45,090 6.7

Virgin Islands

1,965 8.3 1,859 7.8

Footnotes
(1) Numbers in thousands.

Source: Business Employment Dynamics is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward.